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Rotterdam mayor: Turkish family affairs minister escorted to German border
March 12, 2017 / 1:34 AM / 8 months ago

Rotterdam mayor: Turkish family affairs minister escorted to German border

ROTTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch police were escorting the Turkish family affairs minister to the German border after he was prevented from addressing a crowd of supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, the mayor of Rotterdam said early Sunday.

People shout slogans during a protest in front of the Dutch Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, early March 12, 2017. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya had travelled by road to the Netherlands from neighbouring Germany after the Dutch government revoked landing rights for a plane carrying Turkey’s foreign minister earlier on Saturday.

Reporting By Anthony Deutsch

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